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    August
    2018
    Living your life online in 2018 is easy. It’s where we work, connect with friends and shop— especially shop. But setting up each new account can feel like it takes forever, not to mention the Read more
  • 23
    July
    2018
    At ages 74 and 80, Willie Barron and wife Algreda embody Governors State University’s (GSU) commitment to lifelong learning. The couple graduated with bachelor degrees from GSU in May and doubled Read more
  • 13
    July
    2018
    It seems Governors State University (GSU) alumnus Nicholas Zeyadeh is doing it all. A retired U.S. military intelligence officer, Zeyadeh has been a Cook County Sheriff’s lieutenant for two Read more

President’s Corner

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July
02,
2018
In a review of Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon's "Leading Academic Change: Vision, Strategy, Transformation," National Louis University President Nivine Megahed, calls the book a "thought-provoking,
June
06,
2018
Funds have been appropriated for public universities at a 2% increase over FY18, though funding that year represented a 10% decrease of FY 15 funding. 
April
20,
2018
In “A Bird on a Reed,” Dr. Mort Maimon admires the resolve of a small bird resisting strong winds on a tree limb outside his window. The creature inspires the reflection on a recently resolved budget crisis which he likened to a destructive

Faculty Profiles

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August
06,
2018
With tariffs and trade deficits regularly making headlines, people from Wall Street to Main Street seem to be talking every day about the U.S. economy, particularly what the future holds for American workers. At Governors State University, (GSU)
May
08,
2018
As she works on her latest research, Associate Professor of Psychology Christienne Dyslin sometimes finds herself having to take a step back when what she is reading hits a little too close to home. At Governors State University (GSU),
April
30,
2018
Tricia Kerns’s fascination with the world of business operations began in the early 80s when her father lost his job at U.S. Steel. His loss kicked off her journey to find answers. She made an early stop at Governors State University in 1998 as a

Conversations with Leaders

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May
08,
2018
It’s been less than a year since Charles Pustz joined the Information Technology Services (ITS) team at Governors State University, but he admits they are already thinking about next year. “I ask them all the time, ‘What can we do to change the
April
16,
2018
Ask Governors State University’s Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Aurélio Valente about his career in higher education administration, and the conversation quickly swings to golf. Growing up in a town where most people
April
01,
2018
Governors State University (GSU) Athletic Director Anthony “Tony” Bates, fresh off a historic men's basketball championship season, insists his work on the court is not about sports. “My vision is for student-athletes to come here and have a